Social Services Director in Falmouth, Maine

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Genesis Healthcare

Join our team as Director of Social Services and foster an environment within the nursing center that enables our patients/residents to maximize their well-being and overall quality of life by creating a climate, policies, and routines that enable patients/residents to maximize their individuality, independence, and dignity. Plan, develop, organize, evaluate, and direct the overall operation of the Social Services department in accordance with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics and federal, state, and local guidelines. You may supervise a staff of up to 2 employees.Position HighlightsCollaborate with social services staff, interdisciplinary team, and administration to promote and protect patient rights, dignity, independence, and psychological well-being.Maintain good working relationships with center employees, meeting with administration and nursing staff to collaborate and plan.Assure a comprehensive Psychosocial Assessment is completed for each patient that identifies social, emotional, psychological needs and strengths.Educate patients and families regarding their rights and responsibilities, health care decision making/advance directives, effective problem solving, and available community resources.Provide therapeutic interventions to assist patients to cope with their transition and adjustment to a nursing center and to address behavior or mood problems BenefitsTuition, Travel, and Wireless Service DiscountsEmployee Assistance Program to support mental healthEmployee Foundation to assist financially with unforeseen hardshipsDiverse, Equitable, and Inclusive (DEI) workplace with DEI committee. DEI is a part of our company’s DNA.Variable compensation plansHealth, Dental, Vision, Company-paid life insurance, 401K, Paid Time OffNursing Student Loan Debt Repayment and Tuition AssistanceWe also offer several voluntary insurances such as:Pet InsuranceTerm and Whole Life InsuranceShort-term DisabilityHospital IndemnityPersonal AccidentCritical Illness*Cancer Coverage Restrictions apply based on collective bargaining agreements, applicable state law and factors such as pay classification, job grade, location, and length of service.Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in social work or human services required.Must possess any certifications/licensures as required by state of employment to practice in long-term care.

Other Info

  • Position Type: Full Time

  • Pay Target: $28.00 – $32.00 per hour

  • Job City: Falmouth

  • Requisition Number: 506343

Genesis HealthCare, Inc. and all affiliated entities (collectively “Genesis”) has a strong commitment to diversity that is fully supported and practiced by our officers and leadership team. Genesis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, HIV status, national origin, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, amnesty, military status or status as protected veterans, or any other legally protected characteristic. Genesis is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and our goal is to foster an inclusive and accessible workplace free from discrimination and harassment where everyone has equal opportunities to succeed.

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